Panelists say social media, cyber attacks are changing the face of terrorism

Security experts, media scholars discussion cyber terrorism at ASNE-APME. By Jacob Nierenberg Stanford University At one of the final sessions at this year’s ASNE-APME conference, a panel of media scholars and security research fellows sought to address how terrorists utilize technology to broaden their reach as well as threaten computer systems. “When we refer to terrorism now, I think we really are thinking of something … Continue reading Panelists say social media, cyber attacks are changing the face of terrorism

Seelig closes conference with message of creativity and innovation

By Nicky Sullivan Stanford University For a conference focused in large part on innovation, Tina Seelig’s closing keynote was the perfect finish. Seelig, a professor of management science and engineering at Stanford University, described what she called the Invention Cycle, a model she created which covers the process from imagination to entrepreneurship. It was a fitting message for a conference that listed disruption as one … Continue reading Seelig closes conference with message of creativity and innovation

Millennials deal with media ethics

By Melena Masson Stanford University Publish first, ask permission afterward — that’s what seemed to happen with the photo of British Parliament member Alec Shelbrooke that BBC Newsbeat tweeted. At a trade union debate in early September, BBC captured a photo of Shelbrooke appearing to doze off during the debate. The British Parliament member was not sleeping but had been leaning towards a speaker because … Continue reading Millennials deal with media ethics